Myth: Virtualization Increases the Speed of Delivering IT Svcs–ZDNet

Posted on 19 January 2011

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Ahhh the yin and yang of new technology.  The short sided cost saving and time saving view, we don’t have to buy and configure hardware and the longer term view of operationalizing the workloads by service enabling them to be supported.  Virtualization should be embraced and deployed as a cost saver, absolutely.  As with any techno gadget, it should be evaluated for good use and enabled to be supported to reap the greatest rewards.

Technology for the sake of technology and the short cut returns, never gets anyone anywhere very fast.  Measure twice, cut once and you will reap even greater cost savings.



While the delivery of virtual machines is indisputably faster than deploying physical machines, it is often assumed that this also streamlines the process of deploying IT Services (applications).  (Read Full Article…)

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